This article contains a free Women of the Bible Study resource on the subject of Lydia. It provides facts, a biography and information about this famous woman of the Bible for bible study. There is also reference to where Lydia is mentioned in the Holy Bible.
And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, which worshipped God, heard us: whose heart the Lord opened, that she attended unto the things which were spoken of Paul.
Bible Dictionary Definition - Who was Lydia?
The definition and outline of Lydia is as follows: According to the New Testament Lydia was a woman who was converted by Paul.
Lydia Bible Story
Biography, Facts and Information about Lydia
The following info provides a concise biography with facts and information about Lydia: A woman of Thyatira, a "seller of purple," who dwelt in Philippi (Acts 16:14,15). She was not a Jewess but a proselyte. The Lord opened her heart as she heard the gospel from the lips of Paul (16:13). She thus became the first in Europe who embraced Christianity. She was a person apparently of considerable wealth, for she could afford to give a home to Paul and his companions.
We have selected Lydia as one of the most important women from the Bible and provided a biography and character outline of this famous woman. Much of the information is taken from the classic reference books including Matthew George Easton "Easton's Bible Dictionary" and Ashley S Johnson "Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia".
Lydia - A Free Christian Bible Study Resource
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